The highlights of a Lake Como Wedding:
- Exclusive, private villas for your civil wedding ceremony.
- The incredible gardens and vistas of Villa Balbianello; recently filmed in Casino Royale.
- Lakeside towns of Bellagio, Varenna, Tremezzo.
- Amazing luxury hotels for both honeymoons and wedding receptions.
Virgil referred to Lake Como as “our greatest lake” and it is indeed something to behold with its deep blue waters dotted by boats and Alpine mountains rising majestically in the background. Lake Como happens to be Europe’s deepest lake and it is 30 miles long. Visitors have been coming to admire its beauty since Roman times. Heads of state and royalty have vacationed here for centuries. Sir Winston Churchill spent many happy days painting his famous watercolors overlooking its deep blue waters and flowering gardens. A wedding here offers you a selection of some of Italy's finest villas, some of which are world renown museums with stunning botanical gardens.
A Luxurious Lake Como Wedding is certainly intertwined with a rich backdrop of culture and beauty.
Couples who wish to get married in Lake Como should certainly not miss the beauty of the old walled city of Como, famous for its incredible silks. It is a 2000 year old masterpiece with a medieval quarter and a superlative 15th century Cathedral or Duomo. Explore the perfect villages of Bellagio, Tremezzo, Cernobbio and Varenna; each town offers up its own treasures and singular allure. Stop at one of the waterfront cafes and savor the incredible scenery, the colors of the light and the wondrously fresh and crisp air.
Your uniquely planned Lake Como Wedding can either be a civil, Catholic, Protestant or symbolic ceremony - and we will take care of all the special details for you.
Lake Como is world renown for its villas with parks and amazing gardens built along the lake shore; many of which have recently been approved as venues for civil wedding ceremonies and exclusive receptions.
The team of Distinctive Italy Weddings plans civil, Catholic, Protestant and symbolic weddings in Lake Como's finest locations including Bellagio, Varenna, Cernobbio and Lenno. Let us take care of all the details and be your impeccable wedding planner for your very special day!
'Distinctive Italy Weddings', the leading planners for Lakeside wedding venues, will help you to make your Special Day as unique and special as the two of you.
Lake Como WEDDING VENUES
Celebrate your Lake Como wedding in Bellagio at the gorgeous Belle Epoque Villa Serbelloni. Bellagio may very well be the most charming lake town of all the Italian Lakes with its tiny streets and picture-perfect setting! Balconies overflowing with colorful flowers and charming boutiques create an intimate atmosphere. A Villa Serbelloni wedding reception is like no other with its stunning gilded interiors reminiscent of Versailles. The ceremony can be performed lakeside overlooking the blue waters of the lake in its enchanting gardens.
Exclusive Lake Como wedding venues such as Villa Il Balbiano and Villa Pizzo are just a few of the superb private villas available if you dream of getting married in the Italian Lakes. Villa Il Balbiano is possibly one of the top 10 wedding venues in all of Italy. Its interiors defy the imagination, and the gardens offer wide and expansive spaces for an outdoor reception under the stars.
What could be more magical than arriving at your Lake Como wedding in a glamorous Riva boat? Some venues such as Villa del Balbianello can only be reached by boat. Getting married at Villa Balbianello is the aspiration of many couples. It is after all, the iconic symbol of Lake Como with its amazing architecture and cascading gardens. One of the wonders of all the Italian Lakes. Its ancient Loggia is a masterpiece and the dazzling setting for a Lake Como wedding ceremony with its beautiful arches.
For formal, black tie celebrations look no further than Villa Erba for the perfect Lake Como wedding venue. It is by far the most lavish with its ornate interiors and frescoes. The villa has the largest indoor spaces of any of the venues around the Lake. Ceremonies and receptions can be held outdoors in the vast park. Villa Erba is ideally located in the charming village of Cernobbio and within a few minute’s drive from Como’s luxury hotels.
A stone’s throw from Villa Erba, also in Cernobbio, is the amazing Villa Pizzo. John Legend celebrated his Lake Como wedding at Villa Pizzo and it is a superb venue with the longest lakefront of any property on the lake. Ceremonies are often performed on its extraordinary lakeside terrace. Your guests will feel as if they are floating on the water! The romantic Italian gardens and outdoor staircase are the preferred setting for an outdoor Villa Pizzo wedding reception.
Lake Como is renowned for its breathtaking botanical gardens, many of which are available for a Lake Como ceremony and even for receptions. Villa Carlotta’s gardens are one of the main charms of the lake, attracting visitors from all over the world. Its large, panoramic terrace is the setting for civil or symbolic lake Como wedding ceremonies. Afterwards a Prosecco aperitif or full dinner is possible. The variety of flowers and plants is among the finest in Italy and when the hydrangeas and camelias are in bloom the views will simply transport you. What a backdrop for your Lake Como wedding photos!
And as for grandeur and magnificence, who could forget Villa D’Este? This superlative Lake Como wedding venue is a legendary 5 star hotel and the lake’s finest hotel. This 16th century masterpiece is surrounded by Pellegrino Pellegrini’s famous Nympheum. The Mosaic Gardens are one of the wonders of the property, and the idyllic setting for a Lake Como wedding ceremony. Villa D’Este’s grand halls are filled with art treasures including paintings from the Canova school and French school.
These are a few of the possibilities as far as Lake Como wedding venues!
We can think of no setting more glamorous and exclusive than Lake Como for your wedding in Italy.